Movies about bicycles

Movies about bicycles
List of the best films about bicycles according to the audience: The Armstrong Lie, Premium Rush, The Program, The Flying Scotsman, Tour de Pharmacy, Quicksilver, American Flyers, Tour de Force, Breaking Away, The Climb.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Genre
Country
The Armstrong Lie (2013)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genredocumentary, biography, sport
CountryUSA
Duration02:04

In 2009, Alex Gibney was hired to make a film about Lance Armstrong’s comeback to cycling. The project was shelved when the doping scandal erupted, and re-opened after Armstrong’s confession. The Armstrong Lie picks up in 2013 and presents a riveting, insider's view of the unraveling of one of the most extraordinary stories in the history of sports. As Lance Armstrong says himself, “I didn’t live a lot of lies, but I lived one big one.”

Premium Rush (2012)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:27

In Manhattan, a bike messenger picks up an envelope that attracts the interest of a dirty cop, who pursues the cyclist throughout the city.

The Program (2015)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama, biography, sport
CountryUnited Kingdom, France
Duration03:02

An Irish sports journalist becomes convinced that Lance Armstrong's performances during the Tour de France victories are fueled by banned substances. With this conviction, he starts hunting for evidence that will expose Armstrong.

The Flying Scotsman (2006)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, sport
CountryGermany, United Kingdom
Duration01:36

Based on the incredible true story of amateur cyclist Graeme Obree, who breaks the world one-hour record on a bike he made out of washing machine parts.

Tour de Pharmacy (2017)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, short, sport
CountryUSA
Duration00:52

A mockumentary that chronicles the prevalence of doping in the world of professional cycling.

Quicksilver (1985)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:45

Jack Casey used to be a hot-shot stock market whiz kid. After a disastrous professional decision, his life in the fast lane is over. He loses his nerve and joins a speed delivery firm which relies on bicycles to avoid traffic jams of San Francisco, is attracted to a fellow bicycler, Terri, and befriends Hector, a budding entrepreneur. Can Jack regain his nerve and his self-respect, and rebuild his life on a more sound basis?

American Flyers (1985)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:53

When Dr. Marcus Sommers realizes that he and his troubled, estranged brother David may be prone a fatal brain disease that runs in their family, he decides to make peace with his sibling, and invites him on a trip to the Rockies. There, the brothers bond over their shared enthusiasm for cycling and decide to enter a grueling bike race through the mountains. However, Marcus' health soon begins to fail, and David must compete without his brother at his side.

Tour de Force (2013)
Markimdb: 6
Genrecomedy, sport
CountryFrance
Duration01:38

Family man François Nouel is the number one fan of the Tour de France – an obsession that costs him his wife and his job. At a loose end, François meets a former sports manager, Rémi who encourages him to take the plunge and do the Tour himself. With nothing to lose, François sets off, always one day ahead of the race, attracting fellow amateurs, media coverage and cheering crowds. As obstacle after obstacle is thrown his way, and his family comes back on the scene, François discovers what is really most important in his life.

Breaking Away (1979)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrecomedy, drama, family, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:41

Dave, nineteen, has just graduated high school, with his 3 friends, The comical Cyril, the warm hearted but short-tempered Moocher, and the athletic, spiteful but good-hearted Mike. Now, Dave enjoys racing bikes and hopes to race the Italians one day, and even takes up the Italian culture, much to his friends and parents annoyance.

The Climb (2020)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA

A look at the friendship between two guys that spans over many years.

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Tomb Raider (2018)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, thriller, fantasy, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, Japan, USA
Duration02:11

Lara Croft, the fiercely independent daughter of a missing adventurer, must push herself beyond her limits when she finds herself on the island where her father disappeared.

The Triplets of Belleville (2003)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrecomedy, drama, cartoon
CountryFrance, Belgium, Canada, United Kingdom, Latvia, USA
Duration01:20

When her grandson is kidnapped during the Tour de France, Madame Souza and her beloved pooch Bruno team up with the Belleville Sisters--an aged song-and-dance team from the days of Fred Astaire--to rescue him.

Icarus (2017)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genredocumentary, sport
CountryUSA
Duration02:08

While investigating the furtive world of illegal doping in sports, director Bryan Fogel connects with renegade Russian scientist Dr. Grigory Rodchenkov—a pillar of his country’s “anti-doping” program. Over dozens of Skype calls, urine samples, and badly administered hormone injections, Fogel and Rodchenkov grow closer despite shocking allegations that place Rodchenkov at the center of Russia’s state-sponsored Olympic doping program.

Pee-wee's Big Adventure (1985)
Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:31

The eccentric and childish Pee-wee Herman embarks on a big adventure when his beloved bicycle is stolen. Armed with information from a fortune-teller and a relentless obsession with his prized possession, Pee-wee encounters a host of odd characters and bizarre situations as he treks across the country to recover his bike.

Ghislain Lambert's Bicycle (2001)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, drama, sport
CountryFrance, Belgium

In the 70s, there was Merckx and there were the others. Ghislain Lambert was one of the others. This is his story, a quite simple one. The story of a modest Belgian bike racer. His greatest ambition in life? To become a champion. His greatest tragedy? Not having the legs his heart deserves.

Girl on a Bicycle (2013)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryGermany, France
Duration01:41

Paolo, an Italian tour bus driver living in Paris, has just summoned up the courage to propose marriage to his German girlfriend Greta. However, a chance encounter with a French woman on a bicycle the very next day turns Paolo's life upside down.

Bicycle Thieves (1948)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genredrama
CountryItaly
Duration01:29

A working man's livelihood is threatened when someone steals his bicycle.

Phantom Pain (2009)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genredrama, biography
CountryGermany
Duration01:37

Marc is a passionate cyclist and urban slacker who avoids work and responsibility. Marc's life changes from one moment to the next when he suffers a life-changing accident. He can either wallow in self-pity or tackle the beast called life with the help of love and willpower.

BMX Bandits (1983)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genredrama, adventure, crime
CountryAustralia
Duration01:28

Teens P.J. and Goose get their thrills on BMX bikes, performing hair-raising tricks all across Sydney, Australia. Along with their new friend Judy, they discover a box of walkie-talkies -- and find out that a gang of criminals intends to use them to monitor police signals during a bank robbery. When the young trio snatches the devices, it propels them on a hair-raising adventure in which their pedaling skills might just save their necks.

The Kid with a Bike (2011)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, family
CountryBelgium, France, Italy
Duration01:30

Abandoned by his father, a young boy is left in the hands of an unqualified childcare provider.

Life Cycles (2010)
Markimdb: 8.4
Genredocumentary, sport
CountryCanada
Duration00:47

Life Cycles tells a spectacular story of the bike, from its creation to its eventual demise. A visually stunning journey, with thought provoking narration, Life Cycles uses Ultra HD to document the many stories surrounding the mountain bike and its culture. Ride along into breath taking natural settings, as we battle the elements, showcase the progression of riding, take a road trip, fix the bike, and show the destruction and eventual creation of trails. Semenuk, Hopkins, Schwartz, McIntosh, McCaul Agassiz, Hunter and Vanderham guide you through this wonderful story. Life Cycles is a celebration of the bicycle, and is sure to entertain anyone who has ever ridden one.

Jour de Fête (1949)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecomedy
CountryFrance

Jour de Fête tells the story of an inept and easily-distracted French mailman who frequently interrupts his duties to converse with the local inhabitants, as well as inspect the traveling fair that has come to his small community. Influenced by too much wine and a newsreel account of rapid transportation methods used by the United States postal system, he goes to hilarious lengths to speed the delivery of mail while aboard his bicycle.

Beijing Bicycle (2001)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama
CountryFrance, Taiwan, China
Duration01:53

A seventeen-year-old country boy working in Beijing as a courier has his bicycle stolen, and finds it with a schoolboy his age.

I'm Staying (2003)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryFrance
Duration01:44

A love triangle between a businessman, his wife, and a writer.

Buffaloed (2020)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA

Set in the underworld of debt-collecting, homegrown hustler Peg Dahl will do anything to escape Buffalo, NY.

Falling Overnight (2011)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:26

Falling Overnight tells the story of twenty-two year old Elliot Carson on the day before he has risky surgery to remove a brain tumor. Facing what could be his last night, Elliot’s path intersects with Chloe Webb, a young photographer who invites him to her art show. Elliot welcomes the distraction and as the night descends, Chloe takes him on an intimate and exhilarating journey through the city. But as morning approaches, and Chloe learns of Elliot’s condition, the magic of the evening unravels, and they must together face the uncertainty of Elliot’s future.

A Kid Like Jake (2018)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:27

On the eve of the admissions cycle for New York City kindergartens, Alex and Greg Wheeler have high hopes for four-year-old Jake. The director of Jake's preschool encourages them to accentuate Jake's gender expansive behavior to help him stand out. As Alex and Greg navigate their roles as parents, a rift grows between them, one that forces them to confront their own concerns about what's best for Jake, and each other.

Baked in Brooklyn (2016)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryUSA

A recent college graduate decides to sell marijuana on the streets of Manhattan after losing his job at a consulting firm. He soon meets the girl of his dreams. With an unsupportive girlfriend, an increase of clienteles, and the growing threats of being caught or killed, he soon realizes he is in way over his head.

Don't Think Twice (2016)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:33

An improv group deals with several crises, including the loss of their lease and one member hitting the big time.




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